International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Informative Article | Otorhinolaryngology | India | Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022

Detection of Facial Canal Dehiscence on HRCT in Chronic Otitis Media: An Observational Study

Shachita [9] | Shivbrat Sharma [5]

Abstract: The facial nerve is vulnerable during ear surgery when there is a dehiscence of the facialnerve canal. Otologic surgeons need a lot of information about facial nerve canal dehiscenceto avoid injury of the nerve. Dehiscence of facial canal more frequently associated with attico-antral type of chronic otitis media and more often with cholesteatoma. With the advent of high-resolution CT, it has become easy to assess facial canal status preoperatively.

Keywords: Facial canal dehiscence, tympanic segment, chronic otitis media, HRCT

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 1, January 2022,

Pages: 233 - 235

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